Monthly Archives: July 2015

Craig Simmons appointed Scientific Director of Translational Biology and Engineering Program

July 30, 2015 | Ann Perry University of Toronto Engineering Professor Craig Simmons (MIE, IBBME) has been appointed scientific director of the new Translational Biology and Engineering Program (TBEP), a unique interdisciplinary research initiative that will bring together leading experts in engineering and medicine to advance discoveries and accelerate new treatments for cardiovascular disease. “Craig… Read more »

Understanding Medicine by Design

July 28, 2015 | The Medicine by Design initiative announced July 28 will establish a leading centre in regenerative medicine at the University of Toronto. Researchers at the centre will focus on discovering new therapies based on the design and manufacture of molecules, cells, tissues and organs that can be used safely and effectively to treat… Read more »

Ideas to Impact

Jul 3, 2015 |Erin Howe It takes more than a great idea to launch a product. A new fellowship sponsored by the Health Innovation Hub (H2i) at the Faculty of Medicine is helping entrepreneurially minded students take their health-focused projects from ‘concept’ to ‘commercially viable’ prototype. H2i is a health-centric business accelerator that’s part of… Read more »